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PNG Medical Journal 2000

Listed below are the issues of the PNG Medical journal published in 2000. Each hyperlink will download a PDF file containing the relevant article.

Papua New Guinea Medical Journal
ISSN 0031-1480
March-June 2000, Volume 43, Number 1-2

EDITOR: MICHAEL ALPERS

Editorial Committee

I. Kevau
G. Mola
S. Naraqi
A. Saweri
T. Taufa

Editorial Assistants: C. Leahy, N. Pomat

  • Registered at GPO, Port Moresby for transmission by Post as a Qualified Publication.
  • Printed by Bolton Inprint for the Medical Society of Papua New Guinea.
  • Authors preparing manuscripts for publication in the Journal should consult 'Information for Authors' inside back cover.

March-June 2000, Volume 43, Number 1-2

CONTENTS

MEMORIAL ISSUE FOR JOHN BIDDULPH

EDITORIAL
A movement for the protection of infancy: what we must do to lower child mortality in Papua New Guinea T.Duke 1
TRIBUTES TO AND REMEMBRANCES OF PROFESSOR JOHN BIDDULPH
Robert Arthur John Biddulph R.T. Danaya, D. Mokela and J.D. Vince 5
Professor John Biddulph M. Gracey 8
John Biddulph S. Abraham 9
Dr John Biddulph P.D. Santos Ocampo 10
Child health in Madang 1975-1982 J. Stace 11
ORIGINAL ARTICLES
Current opportunities and future challenges in child health in Papua New Guinea P.I. Temu and R.T. Danaya 13
The implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child: Global commitments and local realities E. Cox 18
Immunization – dramatic new evidence F. Shann 24
Urbanization and child health M. Gracey 30
On reducing childhood trauma: child accident prevention – the poor relation of preventive health. A tribute to the late Professor John Biddulph OBE J. Pearn 34
Detection and treatment of childhood malnutrition in Papua New Guinea K.N. Edwards 38
Medical postgraduate education in child health in Papua New Guinea J.D. Vince 54
The development of paediatric surgery in Papua New Guinea P.A. Dewan and M. Mathew 60
A history of surgery for congenital heart disease in Papua New Guinea N. Tefuarani, A. Sleigh, G. Williams, J.D. Vince and R. Hawker 65
The use of the Paediatric Standard Treatment Book by clinic and health centre staff L. Samiak and J.D. Vince 69
The role of non-government organizations in supporting and integrating interventions to improve child health R. Choy and T. Duke 76
Antibiotic-resistant bacterial sepsis in Papua New Guinea T. Duke 82
Control measures and the outcome of the measles epidemic of 1999 in the Eastern Highlands Province J.M. Mgone, C.S. Mgone, T. Duke, D. Frank and W. Yeka 91
Child adoption in the Western Highlands Province of Papua New Guinea H.R. Peters, A.D. Kemiki and J.D. Vince 98
Anorectoplasty in children in Papua New Guinea P.A. Dewan, Z. Hrabovszky and M. Mathew 105
Perinatal asphyxia at Port Moresby General Hospital: a study of incidence, risk factors and outcome G. Oswyn, J.D. Vince and H. Friesen 110
Congenital syphilis at Goroka Base Hospital: incidence, clinical features and risk factors for mortality D. Frank and T. Duke 121
The effect of introduction of minimal standards of neonatal care on in-hospital mortality T. Duke, L. Willie and J.M. Mgone 127
‘The grass is growing up around all the houses’ B. Howell 137
PNG PAEDIATRIC SOCIETY POLICY STATEMENT
Minimal standards of neonatal care in hospitals 139
BIBLIOGRAPHY OF JOHN BIDDULPH 143
MEDLARS BIBLIOGRAPHY 146

Papua New Guinea Medical Journal
September-December 2000, Volume 43, Number 3-4

ISSN 0031-1480
September-December 2000, Volume 43, Number 3-4
EDITOR: MICHAEL ALPERS

Editorial Committee

I. Kevau
G. Mola
S. Naraqi
A. Saweri
T. Taufa

Editorial Assistants: C. Leahy, N. Pomat

  • Registered at GPO, Port Moresby for transmission by Post as a Qualified Publication.
  • Printed by Bolton Inprint for the Medical Society of Papua New Guinea.
  • Authors preparing manuscripts for publication in the Journal should consult 'Information for Authors' inside back cover.

September-December 2000, Volume 43, Number 3-4

CONTENTS

FOCUS ISSUE ON FILARIASIS

EDITORIAL
Lymphatic filariasis in Papua New Guinea J. W. Kazura 159
ORIGINAL ARTICLES
Prevalence of filarial antigenaemia in Papua New Guinea: results of surveys by the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia W. Melrose, P. Pisters, P. Turner, Z. Kombati, B.P. Selve, J. Hii and R. Speare 161
Wuchereria bancrofti infection and disease in a rural area of Papua New Guinea N.D.E. Alexander 166
Towards eliminating lymphatic filariasis in Papua New Guinea: impact of annual single-dose mass treatment on transmission of Wuchereria bancrofti in East Sepik Province M.J. Bockarie, E. Ibam, N.D.E. Alexander, P. Hyun, Z. Dimber, F. Bockarie, M.P. Alpers and J.W. Kazura 172
Community empowerment in the control of lymphatic filariasis in Misima, Milne Bay Province using diethylcarbamazine in combination with albendazole B.P. Selve, S. Bwadua, M. Misa, K. James, J.P. Usurup, P. Turner, W. Melrose, W. Yad, R. Samuel and C. Eddie 183
The epidemiology and control of lymphatic filariasis on Lihir Island, New Ireland Province J. Hii, M.J. Bockarie, S. Flew, B. Genton, A. Tali, H. Dagoro, B. Waulas, M. Samson and M.P. Alpers 188
Control of lymphatic filariasis in a hunter-gatherer group in Madang Province M.J. Bockarie, C. Jenkins, W.M. Blakie, M. Lagog and M.P. Alpers 196
Human immune responses to lymphatic filariasis in Papua New Guinea C.L. King 203
Efficacy of mass single-dose diethylcarbamazine and DEC-fortified salt against bancroftian filariasis in Papua New Guinea six months after treatment P. Sapak, G. Williams, J. Bryan and I. Riley 213
MEDLARS BIBLIOGRAPHY 221
MEDICAL RESEARCH PROJECTS IN PAPUA NEW GUINEA 230
AUTHOR INDEX 1997-1999 (Vol. 40-42) 232
SUBJECT AND PLACE-NAME INDEX 1997-1999 (Vol. 40-42) 234
REFEREES 1997-1999 236

 
   

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